Reading in the 1960s

2001: A Space Odyssey.  Arthur C. Clarke

The Agony and the Ecstasy.  Irving Stone

Airport.  Arthur Hailey

The Andromeda Strain.  Michael Crichton

The Autobiography of Malcolm X.  Malcolm X

The Carpetbaggers.  Harold Robbins

Catch-22.   Joseph Heller

The Chapman Report.  Irving Wallace

The Chosen.  Chaim Potok

A Clockwork Orange.  Anthony Burgess

The Confessions of Nat Turner.  William Styron

Couples.  John Updike

Death of a President.  William Manchester

The Double Helix.  James D. Watson

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test.  Tom Wolfe

The Feminine Mystique.  Betty Friedan

The Fixer.  Bernard Malamud

Franny and Zooey.   J.D. Salinger

The French Lieutenant’s Woman.  John Fowles

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Games People Play.  Eric Berne

A Garden of Earthly Delights.  Joyce Carol Oates

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis.  Giorgio Bassani

God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater.  Kurt Vonnegut

The Godfather.  Mario Puzo

The Group.  Mary McCarthy

Guns of August.  Barbara Tuchman

Happiness is a Warm Puppy.  Charles  Schulz

Hotel.  Arthur Hailey

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden.  Joanne Greenberg

In Cold Blood.  Truman Capote

Island of the Blue Dolphins. Scott O’Dell

The Last Picture Show.  Larry McMurty

The Learning Tree.  Gordon Parks

The Looking Glass War.  John Le Carre

The Love Machine.  Jacqueline Susann

The Man with the Golden Gun.  Ian Fleming

The Making of the President, 1960.  Theodore H. White

A Moveable Feast.  Ernest Hemingway

My Side of the Mountain. Jean CraigheadGeorge

Myra Breckinridge.  Gore Vidal

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.  Ken Kesey

The Outsiders.  S.E. Hinton

Patriotic Gore.  Edmund Wilson

Planet of the Apes.  Pierre Boulle

Portnoy’s Complaint.  Philip Roth

Rabbit, Run.  John Updike

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich.  William L. Shirer

Rosemary’s Baby.  Ira Levin

A Separate Peace.  John Knowles

Sex and the Single Girl.  Helen Gurley Brown

Ship of Fools.  Katherine Anne Porter

Silent Spring.  Rachel Carson

Slaughterhouse Five, or The Children’s Crusade.  Kurt Vonnegut

The Snowy Day. Ezra Jack Keats

Soul on Ice.  Eldridge Cleaver

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.  John Le Carre

A Stranger in a Strange Land.  Robert Heinlein

Tai-Pan.  James Clavell

A Thousand Days.  Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

To Kill a Mockingbird.  Harper Lee

Travels with Charley in Search of America.  John Steinbeck

Travels With My Aunt.  Graham Greene

Tropic of Cancer.  Henry Miller

V.  Thomas Pynchon

Valley of the Dolls.  Jacqueline Susann

Where the Wild Things Are. MauriceSendak

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?  Edward Albee

A Wrinkle in Time. MadelineL’Engle